Bottle Machine
In the last several years I have seen rather dramatic examples of how people have changed the environment. In the US, as I write, one of the worst oil spills ever is changing the Gulf of Mexico,…
Workshop
As I write the temperature outside is -81 F! This time I am writing from 40,000 ft … our flight has successfully crossed the Atlantic and we are flying over eastern Canada. I checked the London…
Examining lake core
I spent the day yesterday learning more about Lake E science. One of the things I found very interesting about the Lake E project from day one was the variety of people who were interested in the…
ITRAX
Germany morning of day three… Our luggage arrived yesterday so we have clean clothes! In the last two days I have seen more bikes and Smart cars than I have seen in a long time! Bicycles are common…
Ash cloud
We have arrived in Germany! Unfortunately our luggage has not! Oh well… at least this time I am not dependant on lots of heavy clothing for survival. Of course with Eyjafallajokull, the Icelandic…
German Poster
In the last year not a day has passed that I have not found myself reflecting on the incredible adventure to Lake El’gygytgyn. This experience continues to influence my life and my classroom in…
For those of you who have been following regularly... today I am posting this journal from a broad-band internet connection! I made it to Moscow! I just took my first shower in a month! I also…
After a long day waiting yesterday, we got word that the plane that was cancelled yesterday was coming today... very fortunate for us, the expedition, and the town of Pevek. Normally in the…
According to plan, at this point, I should have been in the air between Pevek and Moscow. This morning I went to shower so I would feel a little better on the long flight from Pevek to Moscow. When I…
A frequent question before I left was; What will it be like to work on a large international expedition? There is so much to say in this regard. A neat symbol of the expedition and continual…
Today is Easter Sunday here in Russia. A quiet day here with many of our group sleeping late. I will be here in Pevek two more days before I fly to Moscow. I have edited several more videos that I…
Here is another of my stories from the camp, a tour of the Physical Properties Measurement Laboratory. In the lab, we measure various properties of the sediment cores to collect an initial set of…